[Koha] Budgets in 3.2 Acquisitions
elewis at ngrl.org
Thu Feb 4 03:12:23 NZDT 2010
I'm having a little difficulty following the discussion. Could someone do a quick crib on the hierarchy in acq?
On Feb 3, 2010, at 9:09 AM, Nicole Engard wrote:
> I thought it sounded funny. I like Budget Cycle.
> A Budget is part of a Budget Cycle ...
> Also Colin, there are multiple English translations - American and
> then all those of you who use the 'right' English spelling ;) hehe
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Colin Campbell
> <colin.campbell at ptfs-europe.com> wrote:
>> On 03/02/10 12:52, Nicole Engard wrote:
>>> So then a 'Budget' is part of the 'Budget Line'?
>> That sounds semantically the wrong way round
>>> I'm okay with anything I just want to make sure enough of the people
>>> using the English Koha translation agree.
>> The original budget period would be akin to budget cycle which I think a
>> few systems use.
>> The term ledger which Galen mentioned from voyager was also used in GLIS
>> (for those old enough) and I think was a standard accountancy term. I
>> think I've also come across the term 'cost centre' but its a bit
>> indistinct as to level and spelling will vary between various English
>> It's important to get it right. I find explaining the concept 'basket'
>> to acquisitions librarians bad enough.
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